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with heavy rain. the heaviest in san francisco, up around sacramento. a lot of the rivers here are well past flood stage. a couple of them likely even getting toward the all-time records. one other thing, a little rain moving to the northeast today. not any huge problems. i have a long with it, very warm conditions. we are going to see all kind of record high temperatures broken. in the 60s across the northern plains in early december. that is very, very warm. >> jamie: that part i can't believe. we hope folks will be safe out there. rick, thanks. >> eric: you know the clock is ticking, neither side is budging on the talks to avoid the fiscal cliff. coming up, chris wallace sits down with treasury secretary tim geithner and republican house speaker john boehner and he will explore what is keeping them from reaching a deal. >> jamie: also a freight train derailing, leaking dangerous chemicals in the air. investigators may now have identified a cause. clean-up continues. folks hopefully getting back in their homes. could that accident have been avoided? >> eric: former president george h.w. bu
's gregg jarrett. you have a big warehouse in burlingame, south of san francisco. you had a bunch of people that examine all of these electronic devices and figure out which ones can actually be rehabbed and resold? >> that's right. the best way to recycling is reuse and refurbish. we reclaim about 21% of the recycling items from business and consumer and we try to test it and refurbish to see it can be used as a complete unit or as part. but we only limit it to here in the u.s. >> gregg: what inspired you to do this? >> actually after starting several software companies, i was watching a pbs program by bill moyer in 2004 and i was shocked to realize that 80% of electronics are illegally dumped in the developing country. and so i spent a couple years traveling around the world, looking at the different system, talking to officials and european union, in the u.s., as well as look at some of the facilities and i found this is after afterthought. that's why i started greenadvise. >> arthel: which is a great idea. what is it that you do to get rid of the dangerous elements of these products tha
here for over eight decades and the community and our county and san francisco bay area loves ush washington, d.c. >> gretchen: so the interior department wants to shut you down. why? >> well, actually a small handful of folks who are really wilderness activists who care deeply about getting people off the land, i think is the best we can tell, want to give up something to create a humanless landscape and it's a little strange because national sea shore was created as a work landscape. the oyster farm is completely surrounded by working ranches and so to remove the oyster farm from the middle of the historic ranching lands is odd. >> gretchen: aren't the oysters part of the landscape? >> well, they have been for a very long time. as a matter of fact, the national academy of sciences says that drake's, where the oysters live, is probably healthier with the oyster farm because of the eco system services. it's the reason that we see oysters being planted in the chesapeake and san francisco bay. >> gretchen: right. >> and now we have an interior department who wants to remove them. >>
here out of san francisco where a tree, big tree fell on a car here with the rain. it's not just been the rain but we have seen very windy conditions with some of these storms. and even into san francisco headed into the higher elevation. we see winds gusting over 100 miles per hour. big problems there back to your first alert forecast for the day today. into the northeast. that white where you see the snow. don't worry about that that's very very light. could cause a little bit of a dusting. may be on some brings and overpasses. be a little bit careful as you are driving today. not going to be any big problems. down to the southeast, the nice conditions continue, a ton of sunshine. very comfortable temperatures. we need rain here. unfortunately it doesn't look like we are going to get any significant rainy time soon. but, try to enjoy the nice temperatures. into the northern plains, also i will tell you we are talking about temps well above average all across the eastern two thirds of the country. that's going to be the case here into the northern plains. out across the west today a
was one of them. san francisco, tulsa, a lot of people said that they did have to wait anywhere between 30 minutes to an hour before he they were able to take off and get to their homes. travel officials here tell us that despite the fact that mr. were delays things went fairly well today and they are pleased with how they handled all the delays. jamie? >> jamie: let me ask about. this we should give some information for those who aren't flying how is it looking on the roads and the trains? that's right. you know what? more people are driving than lie flying. according to triple a. over the late last week a lot of those roads were under sleet and snow. in fact, a the love those roadways are just getting cleared so people are just making it home in time for christmas. jamie, back to you. >> jamie: we hope they do. if they are on those roads they shouldn't be driving. merry christmas to you. >> thanks. merry christmas. >> more on your christmas day first alert forecast right now with meteorologist audrey from fox a right here in new york. audrey, great to see you. what can folks expect from
, but we're seeing similar delays in places like omaha, tulsa, san francisco, salt lake city also experiencing some major delays because of those weather systems out west. the national weather service issuing winter storm warnings for states like oklahoma and arkansas as well as the southeast which is bracing for severe weather as well. a lot of travelers or we spoke with this morning said they planned very early travel plans in hope os of dodging the later delays we may see later on especially as those storms continue to develop not only in the pacific northwest, but also in the southeast. but conditions are deteriorating here, we're seeing a lot of people saying that they're waiting on the tarmac for up to an hour before their flights take off. that being said, as long as they're home for christmas, a lot of them say they're very, very happy. and one thing i do want to mention, heather, is that we are expecting some serious weather after christmas, so people are already planning for those delays, and they say if you're in that area that's going to get hit, be aware, be prepared.
is saying 54,000 customers without power and there was one power pole in san francisco that got smacked in two by the force of gail winds. with the weather now and all the rain has dissipated it hasn't stopped the football. we have the raiders against the cleveland browns. back to you. >> heather: thank you very much. >> gregg: as he mentioned, storm is expected to be the last of really big storms hitting the area this weekend. that does not mean folks here are out of the woods as of yet. maria molina is in the weather center. >> good to see you. we're expecting more. another storm system to arrive next week on tuesday. we have to deal with the weather going on this weekend and next week expect another one. it's been ongoing the entire this week. we've been seeing storms dumping heavy rain, heavy mountain snow and producing strong rains. we do have wind advisories across portions of california, nevada and northern portions of the rockies where we can see wind gusts between 50-70 miles an hour. those conditions are very dangerous, not just the flooding and snow but strong winds. flooding
for you throughout the day. back to you. jenna: claudia thank you. coming to us from our san francisco bureau as we learn more about what the announcement could include we'll bring you that news. jon: the 2012 election is over. now as president obama fights congress in a showdown over the coming fiscal cliff the president is using his extensive campaign network to push his agenda. let's talk about it with shane deapril the editor of "campaigns and elections magazine." the campaign arm of obama, all of those people are getting information about the fiscal cliff. >> yeah, one thing that happened after 2008 was that obama for america morphed into organizing in america and into the dnc. it played very little role in pushing the president's first term agenda. a lot of folks on the left and from within the white house thought that was a mistake looking back upon it. what we see right now is an immediate change. after the 2012 election ofa is engaging supporters, continuing to do so and clearly fighting this fiscal cliff battle and the white house wants to use that vast supportive base and it
, one exception we hear there are some weather-related problems in san francisco and also following christmas, possibility of storms and returning home may not be as easy as getting to your destination before the holidays. >> gregg: i was just there at laguardia, it wasn't bad at all. the roads were crowded. what can you tell us about that? >> we talk a lot about the airports but this time of year, the most popular mode of transportation is the car. aaa says 84 million people, one in four americans will be traveling by car this holiday season. also calculated the cost of these trips, during the holiday season typical spending will be spending $759. talk briefly about the gasoline, average price for gallon now, about $3.30. gasoline prices have dropped about 50 cents since september even though they are at a record high for this time of year. aaa says the cost of gasoline is not going to be an issue. most people that want to take a holiday trip they are going to do so anyway. >> gregg: it seems like you take out a second mortgage to fill it up these days. >> heather: major fallout at
delays in san francisco. today we will see more of that. eventually it will mean maybe another 4 to 6 feet of snow across syria nevada. it helps the snow pack that we need long-term for water resources across california but it also means good news for the skier and the economy out there across the wis which last year was hit so hard with the dry season. very good news. guys, be prepared because a tuesday-wednesday storm coming outs of this across the plains and in towards the northeast. we will talk more about that back to you. >> thanks so much. >> meanwhile, the rest of your headlines because today, three more victims of the sandy hook massacre will be laid to rest. emily parker, josephine gail and anna marquez green. this as the entire country paused for the moment of silence for 20 children and six adults killed there at the funeral of 6-year-old dillon hokily a special balloon tribute from his older brother. [bagpipes] meanwhile, investigators say it could take months to figure out exactly why the shooter went on the deadly rampage in the first place. and, sadly, another shooting
radio launch across the street later today. 55 the double nickel out in san francisco, california. >> gretchen: that's where steve and i decide the most expensive item on the menu and he's footing the bill. >> brian: peanut but ther and jelly. let me tell you what's happening in football. roger goodell speaking out about the decision to punish the players involved in the saints bounty scandal. he decided not to. listen. >> i fundamentally disagree that this is something that lies with coaches and management. >> brian: he said he believed everyone there is responsible about the feedback on the field. >>> michael jordan back on the court being the owner of the charlotte bob cats doesn't stop him from work out with the team. he dropped into practice this week, giving the players some tips like hey, win some games, guys. while they were going through drills, as for his moves, the players say he still has it. and no, this isn't a joke. this is an actual school board from a girl's high school basketball game in indiana. the final score, 107-2. the winning team's coach says his players w
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